Off the Wall School of Music teacher, Leah T will be performing a very special set at the Fremont Abbey on Thursday, June 28th, 8pm-10:30pm. She will be making her Abbey debut featuring Steve Ryals on trumpet, clarinet, flute, and saxophone. This will be a night filled with entirely original music beginning with Heather […]
By Eric Andrews, OTW Student Good Grief! It was 50 years ago! On December 9, 1965, a seminal Christmas tradition was unwittingly created when “A Charlie Brown Christmas” first aired on CBS. Unlike other Christmas classics – such as “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story” – it was […]
It was early October, 25 years ago. Just weeks after Nirvana’s debut. And many more bands were coming up through the grunge music pipeline. Alice in Chains. Temple of the Dog. And Mother Love Bone, who had lost their charismatic front man Andrew Wood, six months earlier to a heroin […]
The weather has heated up and summer is upon us! Soon school will be out and everyone will be heading out to enjoy the sunshine and explore the world. AWESOME! It has been an exciting year so far at Off the Wall. We’ve added new staff members, increased our social media […]
Testing…one…two…three… Since I don’t get to talk with everyone as much as I’d like I’m going to trot out this idea of posting a little something here every month. And maybe you’ll read it and just get the warm and fuzzy feeling that we are having a really awesome conversation. […]
Arrrggggh! Ye Mateys! Let’s rock the recital! You don’t want to miss out on this kind of fun, do you? Then make sure you’ve signed up for our May 17th recital. You can do it here! And we’ll see you there!
Fa La La! ‘Tis the (Jazz) Season! Like Jazz? Like kids? Like kids playing jazz? Well, then this is the time of year for you to pay close attention. That’s because the country’s youth jazz community is in the throes of of its annual jazz concert competition calendar. Lionel Hampton Jazz Competition […]
Ever been interested in hearing the gritty back story of Seattle grunge? Well, who can tell it better than the guys who lived it … and created it? Check out this this Rock Cellar interview — and some great pics — with Mark Yarm, author of “Everyone Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge,” […]